Average Bench: 55.2% (838th of 1058)

more Based on 10,844 user benchmarks.  Models: C400-MTFDDAK256MAM, C400-MTFDDAC256MAM, MTFDDAK2 MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 256GB, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2., MTFDDAK256MAM-1K1, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K12

Average average bench

The Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB averaged 44.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB is 28.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 184MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,844 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 385 431
49.4 Write 214 262
84.8 Mixed 223 258
48.3 SusWrite 184 256
56% 252 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11 4K Read 18.4 23.1
31.3 4K Write 63.9 97.5
9.5 4K Mixed 13.6 16.2
79.1% 32 MB/s
Min Avg Max
103 DQ Read 125 180
49.6 DQ Write 122 220
16.9 DQ Mixed 23.3 24.4
45% 90.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0909
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 150 166 170 174 128 MB/s
Read 402
Write 254
Mixed 255
SusWrite 163
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 14.1
72% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 23.8
43% 85.6 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 199 193 175 184 205 MB/s
Read 447
Write 238
Mixed 225
SusWrite 193
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 12.4
57% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 68.8
DQ Mixed 23.1
35% 68.4 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 183 179 181 167 172 MB/s
Read 361
Write 209
Mixed 232
SusWrite 180
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 11.8
65% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 23.3
41% 80.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,466,332 SSDs tested.

Typical C400 RealSSD 256GB Builds (Compare 8,622 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $605

Popular C400 RealSSD 256GB systems:

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